The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dunfermline with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Fife / Dunfermline
Rank 2 7 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dunfermline 27.27% 13.33% 17.24%
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 66.67% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dunfermline.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Dunfermline
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 5 3 13
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dunfermline 45.45% 20.00% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 12
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,926
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +4.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £35,550
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,926 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Dunfermline

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dunfermline citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Dunfermline

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Dunfermline

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Dunfermline.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Dunfermline

Microsoft
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Dunfermline

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dunfermline region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dunfermline by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) ERP Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) ERP Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ERP Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards